NOTE: The 2019 Fire Fighter I application process is now open.
November 7, 2018 - Fire Fighter I is a seasonal, temporary classification used by CAL FIRE. The Fire Fighter I application period occurs in November and hiring usually occurs between March and June, depending upon the year's fire and weather conditions.
The minimum qualification to participate in the Fire Fighter I Classification is that you must be 18 years of age at the time of appointment to a Fire Fighter I position.
The filing period for the 2019 season is November 1, 2018 through November 30, 2018.
Applications will be accepted by mail, electonically, OR in person at our Southern Region Headquarters. For directions on how to apply, go to Jobs.Ca.Gov, search for Fire Fighter I and view the job posting with Job Control #JC-125458
For additional Information Contact: Fire Fighter I Hotline (951) 901-5060APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER NOVEMBER 30, 2018 MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR THE 2019 FIRE SEASON.
Applications will not be accepted at Sacramento Headquarters, Unit Offices, or Conservation Camps.
Source: CAL FIRE